Enterprise Ireland is launching a new Competitive Feasibility Fund to help entrepreneurs research their business ideas. Closing date for applications is Tuesday, 26th February 2013.
Funding of up to €25,000 per project will be considered on a competitive basis (up to 50% of eligible expenditure). The objective of the Competitive Feasibility Fund for the North East Region is to assist a new manufacturing or internationally traded service start-up company or individual entrepreneur, to investigate the viability of a new significant growth orientated business or proposition to be located in the North East Region. The aim of the grant is to provide the necessary information to enable the promoter (and Enterprise Ireland) to reach firm conclusions regarding the project’s viability and set out investor ready plans and financials associated with developing and commercialising the innovative product or service on international markets
This fund is open to applications from the ICT, Industrial and Food sectors including the following sub-sectors: Internet, Games SaaS, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Software, Telecoms, Lifesciences, Cleantech and Industrial Products.
Full details of the fund including the application form can be found at www.enterprise-ireland.com/nef.